Kansas State Quotes

Head Coach Ron Prince

 

On the game...
"This was a championship caliber team with a great coach, staff, administration and players. We had a nice game but we can't win on decision. We couldn't execute against Muschamp's defense."

 

On missed opportunities...

"We just didn't finish the game; we just didn't get it done."

 

On whether this was a disappointment...

"You would like to be able for the kids to go away and know that they can play with Auburn. You don't come to a place like this and expect them to give you the game, you have to take it."

 

Sophomore QB Josh Freeman


On the game plan and overall preparations...

"We watched a lot of film and the coaches really prepared us for what we were going to see tonight. We practiced game situations like we faced today and everyone had confidence in what we were supposed to do."

 

On playing in a SEC stadium...

"It was a big stadium and Auburn's fans were really loud, at the same time our fans made a lot of noise at certain times during the game. We weren't intimidated and we appreciate our fans."

 

Sophomore RB Leon Patton

 

On playing a ranked opponent...

"We look at every team like they put on pads just like us."

 

On Josh Freeman's performance...

"He showed a lot of poise and patience."

 

Senior WR Jordy Nelson

 

On Auburn's comeback...

"We have to learn how to finish and Auburn is a team that does not quit."

 

Junior LB Reggie Walker

On losing lead in fourth quarter...

"It is disappointing. We just blew it."

 

On why Gabe McKenzie was open in touchdown pass...

"We had watched this play on film because Auburn used it against Florida last season. We thought the full back was the main option so that is why we left Gabe open."

 

Junior DE Ian Campbell

 

On last two minutes of the game...

"The first 58 minutes we were doing everything right, no missed assignments and everybody was tackling. Then everything just broke down and we stopped doing everything that got us to that point. Everybody tried to do too much. There are no moral victories, you have to give Auburn credit."